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New Bulletin Hot Off the Press

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  The latest edition of the Bulletin is out in print, and the full color version is available on our website. In this issue CSUS Professor Emeritus Mark Riley details the treasure trove of “minor arts” found on the edifice and interior of the State Library’s Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building at 914 Capitol Mall,...

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Announcing The Kevin Starr California Literacy Fund

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Kevin Starr California Literacy Fund California Library Literacy Services (CLLS) is a state-funded program that was first implemented in 1984 and is administered by the California State Library. Many of our CLLS programs want to either add a Family Literacy Service program to their existing services, or expand an existing program.  Your donation to the...

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The Passing of Dr. Kevin Starr

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

The California State Library Foundation is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Dr. Kevin Starr on Saturday. Dr. Starr was California’s premier historian and advocate, as well as the State Librarian under three administrations. Tributes are pouring in over Facebook and Twitter. Stay tuned as the State Library and the Foundation plan to...

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Help needed to preserve new Pony Express collection!

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bronze Pony Express Statue by Avard Fairbanks Dear Readers, The California State Library Foundation seeks to raise funds to design and build two display cases to house and preserve historic Pony Express artifacts, including two bronze statues, a rare mochila replica, and other rare items from the Pony Express’s brief, but colorful moment in...

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